Debra Claffey

Paintings: Encaustic, Oil, Mixed media

Artist contact info:

603-554-6495

debra@debraclaffey.com

http://debraclaffey.com

 

Spring 2019 Exhibit Location #15

New Art Center  
61 Washington Park
Newtonville
 
 
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Debra Claffey is a visual artist who uses encaustic, oil, and mixed media in her work. She holds a BFA in Painting from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Tufts University and an Associate's Degree in Horticultural Technology from the University of New Hampshire. In 2011, she received an Artist Entrepreneurial Grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Claffey’s work has won several awards, including the Second Place Award at the Monotype Guild of New England’s Fifth National Monotype Exhibition in May 2018.

Claffey writes a blog, Making Something Out of Nothing. She has curated five exhibitions, the most recent being The Space Between Shadow and Light for the Eleventh International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, Massachusetts in June 2017.

Claffey is a Past-President of New England Wax, and Past President of the NH Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art.

Raised in Connecticut, educated in Massachusetts, she now lives and works in New Boston, New Hampshire.

Her work can be seen at the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine art at the Springfield Museums through July 2019.
 

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